Demilitarization in the Contemporary World by Peter N. Stearns

By Peter N. Stearns

Contemporary global background has highlighted militarization in lots of methods, from the worldwide chilly battle and various nearby conflicts to the final assumption that nationhood implies an important and turning out to be army. but the 20th century additionally deals awesome examples of large-scale demilitarization, either imposed and voluntary. Demilitarization within the modern World fills a key hole in present historic knowing by means of studying demilitarization courses in Germany, Japan, Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, and Costa Rica. participants examine components corresponding to army defeat, border safeguard dangers, fiscal pressures, and the advance of robust peace cultures between citizenry. Exemplifying the political problems of demilitarization in either its disasters and successes, Demilitarization within the modern World presents a potential roadmap for destiny rules and practices.

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